Villa Montezuma by RD Randy Riccoboni. This spectacular Victorian home is near downtown San Diego. The California artist captures the whimsical folly of the building’s color and ornament painted in bold color light and texture.
Historic Landmark Villa Montezuma built in 1885 by ‘spiritualist’ Jesse Shepard and his companion-secretary Lawrence Tonner. The two held famous seance’s for San Diego’s finest in their home, a favorite on the haunted house tour.
RD (Randy) Riccoboni is an innovative American-born painter (California, 1960), influenced by his early years living in the suburbs of New York City. A self-taught artist, he credits encouragement by family and teachers for his drive and inspiration. More about this artist
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See many of my works in the new book of prints, San Diego Paintings – Collector’s Edition Portfolio by RD Riccoboni
Contains eighty collector color pictures by California artist RD Riccoboni of San Diego California bound in a catalog book of paintings from the Beacon Artworks Gallery – Riccoboni Studio collection. Features Riccoboni paintings created during 2005 through 2007, of historic colonial, Victorian through modern architecture. The birthplace of California – Old Town San Diego is featured here as well as the first mission and colonial building in the western United States, Mission San Diego De Alcala. Visit the Spanish Colonial fantasy of Balboa Park, historic Gaslamp district, Little Italy, Point Loma, La Jolla and Coronado Island. This book takes you on a colorful tour through art of America’s finest city. San Diego paintings of RD Riccoboni, Collectors Edition, makes a unique gift or keepsake. Available at http://Beacon-artworks.com or your favorite bookseller, Amazon.com, or BarnesandNoble.com
Beacon Artworks Gallery, shows the San Diego paintings by California artist RD Riccoboni. These art pieces tell the story of San Diego from Old Town to today, created in bold color. The birthplace of California – Old Town, San Diego is featured at the gallery, as well as the first mission and colonial building in the western United States, Mission San Diego De Alcala. Visit the Spanish Colonial fantasy of Balboa Park, the historic Gaslamp district, Little Italy, Point Loma, La Jolla and Coronado Island. The gallery takes you on a colorful tour through art of America’s finest city, San Diego, with paintings by one of America’s favorite artists, RD Riccoboni.
Riccoboni appreciates both new and old San Diego, along with the California history that surrounds these settings. The artist went out in search of old homes to paint, and soon realized there was so much more beauty in the overall experience of his city and county and recreate in art a mix of everyday activity in neighborhood street scenes, all in bold color that tells the story of this special place.
Beacon Artworks Gallery is located at 2754 Calhoun Street in Old Town San Diego State Historic Park.